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When The Levee Breaks


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MP3 of "When The Levee Breaks" by Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie


1 - When The Levee Breaks
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
Source Public Domain 4U

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Reviewer: Rev_Skip - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 27, 2016
Subject: Flood of 1927
The great flood of the Mississippi River in 1927 is memorialized in this song, and also forms the backdrop of William Faulkner's short story "Old Man." The flood left a lasting impression of those who went through it. My father was 20 months old when the levee broke at Greenville Mississippi on April 24 1927, and the flood and chaos of escaping it were his earliest memories.
Reviewer: Meatpies - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - July 29, 2015
Subject: Wonderful!!
This 1929 recording is simply wonderful!
Reviewer: Pekkemans - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 17, 2007
Subject: Great to find the original of the Led Zeppelin song
One of my favorite Led Zeppelin songs....and now to find the orifginal so easy on your site.
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